Allison Walker has more than 20 years experience creating key institutional messages and developing content for educational institutions in the cultural/heritage sector. She recently worked at Ralph Appelbaum Associates as an interpretive and conceptual planner and senior content manager on key cultural projects in Berlin and Denmark, and was a key client liaison for the Bahrain National Monument in the Middle East. Prior to joining RAA she served as content editor and dissemination officer for a large EU-funded research network focusing on technology enhanced learning, where she coordinated the communication activities of some 90 research labs across Europe. She has also served as a project manager and content developer for design firms such as Storyline Studios and West Office Exhibition Design, and in museums. In addition Allison has extensive experience working in communications/marketing and strategic planning, primarily for museums including the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Modern Art, and The Franklin Institute Science Museum, and the El Paso Museum of History. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from Bryn Mawr College.
Kevin Walker has more than 20 years experience designing and researching technology and learning for the cultural sector as well as corporate and media clients and academia. He is currently Programme Director of the Information Experience Design programme at the Royal College of Art, London, as well as a Visiting Fellow at the London Knowledge Lab, where he has worked on UK and EU funded research projects on technology and learning. Prior to that he was Senior Software Designer for Exhibitions at the American Museum of Natural History. Kevin holds a PhD in Museums and Technology from the University of London, a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University, and a BA in Anthropology and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley. Find details on his research, and his exhibit research blog here.